Peter Sagan dismisses Milan-San Remo favourite tag

After top-ten finishes in each of the last three years, Peter Sagan is once again among the favourites for Milan-San Remo

Peter Sagan before the 2015 Tour of Oman

(Image credit: Watson)

Peter Sagan has played down reports that he’s the favourite for Milan-San Remo on Sunday, but will head to the Italian Classic with a strong Tinkoff-Saxo team behind him.

The Slovak, who won the penultimate stage at Tirreno-Adriatico on Monday, is a perennial contender at La Primavera, finishing in the top ten on the last three occasions, but is yet to win one of cycling’s five Monuments.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.